Universal Computer Interfaces

Universal Computer Interfaces

1st Edition - July 28, 1988

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  • Author: R.F.B.M. Dheere
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296562

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Presents a survey of the latest developments in the field of the universal computer interface, resulting from a study of the world patent literature. Illustrating the state of the art today, the book ranges from basic interface structure, through parameters and common characteristics, to the most important industrial bus realizations. Recent technical enhancements are also included, with special emphasis devoted to the universal interface adapter circuit. Comprehensively indexed.


For computer technologists, and electronic and electrical engineers.

Table of Contents

  • (partial) Basic Interface Structure. Interface Parameters: The network configuration. The synchronization of the processor activities to external events. The interface access arbitration. The interface width. Interface transfer timing. Interface error treatment. The physical realization. Industrial Bus Realizations: Parallel bus. Serial bus. Special Improvements: Reduction of bus contention. Reduction of memory overload. Increase of CPU throughput. Universal Interface Adapter Circuit: Universal interface adapter circuit for adaptation of different peripheral devices to a particular data processing system. Conversion adapter equipment for adaptation of different processing systems to peripheral devices. General references. List of cited patent documents. List of patentees. List of inventors. Subject index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 387
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1988
  • Published: July 28, 1988
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483296562

About the Author

R.F.B.M. Dheere

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European Patent Office, The Hague, The Netherlands

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